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Ecuador: Leading Green Destination


Ecuador is the World’s Best Leading Green Destination in 2021. The award was given by the World Travel Awards, considered the Oscar of tourism.

The World Travel Awards is a global gala cataloged as the Oscar of tourism. This year, Ecuador won the World’s Leading Green Destination 2021 award. Without a doubt, this ceremony is the most important in the world for the recognition of tourism, since it acknowledges world-class finalists in different areas such as:

  • Quality of destinations
  • Gastronomy
  • Products
  • Services

Located on the west coast of South America, Ecuador has a surprising wealth of natural beauty that can not be found anywhere else in the world. With four distinct regions (Coast, Sierra -central highlands-, Oriente -eastern jungle-, and the Galapagos Islands), there’s is something for everyone within the country’s borders.

In consequence, and despite its relatively small size, Ecuador has a varied and interesting geography with a range of natural formations. Therefore, it is the perfect destination for multiple-day tours for those who want to get all experiences in one exotic adventure!

Indeed, Ecuador is paradise on Earth

The Best Leading Green Destination

Ecuador green destination

Ecuador won important recognitions in the World Travel Awards 2021. In consequence, it is one of the destinations with the more touristic potential of the world. 

For the sixth time, the country has established itself as the region’s Leading Green Destination. In addition, for the second time, it was recognized as a Leading Natural Destination and a Leading Whale-Watching Destination.

Besides, Guayaquil is South America’s Leading City Break Destination 2021 and the Leading Meeting and Conference Destination in South America 2021.

Clearly, Ecuador has more than a thousand reasons to be a world-class destination, and here is why:

  • First of all, the Historic Center of Quito, the best preserved in Latin America.
  • As well as the imposing Amazon, with its enormous biodiversity.
  • Also, the Andes mountains, that illuminate the landscape of the Sierra Region.
  • And the deserted beaches in the Galapagos Islands.
  • Finally, the colonial cities and small towns with the indigenous markets

All these places, added to the warmth of the Ecuadorian people, contribute to Ecuador being the World’s Best Leading Green Destination in 2021. 

A Sustainable Country

Ecuador Sustainable

From green forests to an enormous variety of flora and fauna, the country of “The Middle of the World” is considered a biodiversity laboratory. In fact, Ecuador is considered one of the 1tth most biodiverse countries in the world, due to the high diversity of their species

In conclusion, Ecuador is known for its natural beauty and amazing wildlife. Therefore, it is the perfect sustainable destination for responsible travelers

Surely, this recognition allows the country to position itself as a green tourist destination that cares for nature. If you would like to receive more information about sustainable tourism or have any other questions contact us. Our destination experts are looking forward to speaking to you!

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